Chib flags in Kashmir Premier League Sports tour
Srinagar, Apr 16: The youth of state have ample sports talent and need is to provide them every possible help so that they can hone their sports skills.
This was stated today by the Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, R.S. Chib here today during a flagging in of National Integration-cum-Sports tour of Kashmir premier league teams to Kolkata, Chennai and Jamshedpur.
Chib was the chief guest of the function organised in connection with flagging in ceremony, while Lt. General Hasnain was the guest of honour. Director Information, Khawaja Farooq Ahmad Renzushah was also present on the occasion.
The touring teams played matches with local teams and interacted with them. The teams acted as ambassadors of Kashmir and showcased Kashmiriyaat to rest of the nation. The tours were conducted with active support of Rotary Club of India.
The Minister while speaking on the occasion said that state government will provide all requisite support for making KPL a success.
On the occasion, Director Sports, Jaipal Singh, Secretary Sports Countil, Kiran Wattal and other senior sports officers were present.
In continuation to fulfill promises made during KPL-2011, three young budding cricketers from the Valley were selected during KPL-2011 for training at National Level Cricket Academies. These three players were, Nasir Lone of Bandipur Bisons, Ubaid Amin and Danish Muzaffar of Ganderbal Gladiators. These players were first sent for 10 days of orientation training to MRF Pace Academy at Chennai under aegis of Dennis Lilee and subsequently for two months training at Madan Lal Cricket Academy at New Delhi. The training at these National level cricket academies gave these talented cricketers of the Valley wings to scale the intense competition at National level. The players have benefited immensely from the training organised for them by the Indian Army.
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